Horse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental and light films and TV shows about / with horse, horse riding, friendship, family, storytelling, runaway, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
horse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as horse: Heartland (2007), Wildfire (2005), War Horse (2011), The Black Stallion (1979), Hidalgo (2004), Secretariat (2010), Seabiscuit (2003), Ostwind (2013), The Turin Horse (2011), Black Beauty (1994).

List of horse movies

Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, wild horse, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, serious ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, against the odds, starting over, lifestyle, ambition, fall in love, friendship, rivalry, workplace, society, coach ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, epic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, war, battles, friendship, german, human spirit, animal training, danger, hopes, french, trapped ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, exciting, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, family relations, poker, barn, training, desert island, horse race, shipwreck, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: horse, desert, adventure, horse race, sheik, adventurer, cowboy, racehorse, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, syria, boston ...
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, underdog, animal training, rise to the top, legendary, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, underdog, follow your dream, against the odds, gambling, depression, boxing, businessman, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, baltimore, san francisco, chicago illinois, tijuana mexico ...
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Ostwind (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, horse riding, animal training, youth, teenage life, self discovery, family, teenage girl, farm, disobey, hopes, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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The Turin Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: horse, poverty, desperation, everyday life, animal life, family relations, destiny, human nature, human existence, survival, isolation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
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Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse, pets, adventure, friendship, family, animal abuse, getting home, hopes, animal life, human animal relationship, horse and carriage, compassion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, family relations, sport, animal training, horse race, redemption, parents and children, against the odds, human spirit, dream come true, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: horse, riding accident, travel, ranch, romance, rehabilitation, couple relations, couples, animal life, hopes, family relations, cowboy ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
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Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, family relations, family, family life, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
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Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, adventure, romance, unlikely couple, horse, family, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, cowboy, adventure, texas ranger, escapades, escape, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 20th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
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Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie, exciting, captivating, disturbing, light
Plot: horse, racehorse, teenage boy, father son relationship, loneliness, on the road, doctor, horse trainer, coming of age, money, drunk, runaway ...
Place: portland oregon
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, desert, friendship, girl horse relationship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, orphan, danger ...
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: freedom, wild horse, animal life, friendship, adventure, family, reunion, getting home, rescue, horse, wildlife, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
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50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: horse race, horse, against the odds, rivalry, sport, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, underdog, animal training, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: touching, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: horse riding, cowboy, rodeo, horse, human animal relationship, head injury, disabled person, riding accident, rodeo cowboy, lasso, father son relationship, unhappiness ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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Windstorm 3 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ostwind and Mika have found a real home at the farm Kaltenbach with Mika's grandmother. In the hustle of running therapy center and due to Mika's fame as a horse-whisperer, she feels that she doesn't have enough freedom and time to ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, light, uplifting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, horse riding, freedom, horse race, wild horse, self discovery, escapades, friendship, teenage girl, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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My Lucky Star (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Normandy, Louise lives happily in the horse world. Suddenly, fate strikes. Louise left alone with his father and a family friend to Ferronnière the stud where she has always lived. Business is bad, they are on the verge of bankruptcy ... ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: horse, girl horse relationship, teenage life, rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, teenage girl, training, strong female character, power relations, family relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
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Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, farm, cat, horse, heroism, friendship, piglet, talking animals, prejudice, farmer, underdog, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia
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Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, ghost, curses spells and rituals, investigation, investigator, shooting, escapades, characters in danger, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Spirit: Riding Free (2017)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a small Western town, spunky ex-city girl Lucky forms a tight bond with wild horse Spirit while having adventures with best pals Pru and Abigail.
Style: semi serious, light, entertaining, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, adventure, friendship, heroes, escapades, little girl, fantasy world, wild horse, stallion, railway, horse riding, netflix ...
Time: contemporary
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: sad, depressing, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, theft, domestic violence, horse, teenage life, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, thief, misfit, poverty, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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Where Is Winky's Horse? (2007)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to "Winky's Horse", 8-year old Winky looks after the horse of St Nicholas. Then one day the horse runs away.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, family life, friendship, escapades, track down, youth, hopes, disorder, family relations, school, sinterklaas, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: honeymoon, horse, suicide attempt, psychology, thief, robbery, kleptomania, blackmail, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, philadelphia, usa, maryland, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, captivating, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, cross dressing, friendship, good versus evil, dragon, human spirit, impersonating, woman dressed as man, hidden identity ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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